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Form IMM is used by individuals who want to apply for a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) to visit Canada for a temporary purpose such as tourism, visiting. IMM () E (DISPONIBLE EN FRANÇAIS – IMM F) to Change Conditions, Extend My Stay or Remain in Canada as a Worker (IMM ). Completed “Application to Change Conditions, Extend My Stay or Remain in Canada as a Worker” (IMM ). Completed Document Checklist (IMM ).

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Guide – Aide familial résidant –

This fraancais is designed to help you determine if you are eligible to apply for an extension of your work permit or change conditions of your stay in Canada, including applying for an initial work permit see the section Who may apply for a work permit from within Canada?

Find out if you need to give biometrics. You only need to give your biometrics once every 10 years. Find out if your biometrics are still valid and when they expire by framcais the Check Biometric Status Tool. Workers are a class of temporary resident who are legally authorized to enter Canada temporarily to work.

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They are subject to various conditions. If you are currently working in Canada and want to change conditions on your work permit e. You should apply before making the change. For any permit, you should always apply at least 30 days before your status expires. Normally, a work permit must be applied for prior to coming to Canada. Only in a few special circumstances presented in this guide can an initial work permit be applied for within Canada:.

The validity of your work permit cannot exceed the validity of your passport. Therefore, you should ensure that your passport will be valid for a longer period than your requested extension. You lose your temporary resident status and authorization to work if your status has expired, you did not comply with all of the conditions on your permit or you have worked or studied without a required permit.

If you have lost your status, you may have committed an offence under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and could be subject to an admissibility hearing that could lead to your removal from Canada. If you wish to apply for restoration, complete the enclosed application providing full details of how you came to commit the offence.

There is no guarantee that your application will be accepted. See the section Restoration of Status.

You may apply for a study permit by completing the IMM form. Details and instructions on how to apply for a study permit from within Canada may be obtained by visiting our web page Applying to Change Conditions or Extend Your Stay in Canada as a Student. After reading this guide, if you believe you are eligible to apply then you should proceed as instructed below:.

The Case Processing Centre will review your application to determine if it is complete. If your application is not signed, if all mandatory sections are not completed, or if the required fee is missing, your application will be returned to you and you will have to re-apply.

If you reapply after your current status has expired, you will need to apply for restoration of status. If your application is referred to a local office, they will contact you to obtain additional information or clarification and if required, invite you to frajcais interview. It may take up to three months for them to contact you. Once they receive the additional information or clarification, the local office will complete the final stages of processing.

The local office will notify you by mail of their decision. The Case Processing Centre receives large volumes of applications in the temporary resident categories each year. However, you may want to apply in advance of this recommended period since processing delays vary.


Check our current processing times. All persons coming to Canada who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents can request to enter as visitor, student or worker. When they enter Canada they are given temporary resident status for a limited period of frncais.

If you find a stamp, it should look like one of these. If there is no stamp, a handwritten date or document in your passport, your temporary resident status ijm expire six months from the day you arrived in Canada.

If you were given a visitor record, study or work permit, the expiry date is marked on the document.

Ftancais applying to change conditions or extend your stay in Canada, you are required to submit photocopies of passport pages clearly showing the stamp made by Canadian authorities on your most recent entry to Canada.

If you have applied to extend your work permit and plan to travel outside Canada while your application is in process, you can leave and come back. However, one of three things will happen when you return to Canada:. The final decision is always made francaks the officer at the port of entry. Citizens of the United States U.

Lawful permanent residents of the U. Along with your permit, you need either:. If you received your initial work permit on or after August 1,you already have an eTA. We automatically issued it to you when we approved your initial work permit.

See your letter of introduction for details. If your application for a work permit renewal is approved on or after May 1,we will automatically issue you an eTA. You must re-apply for a visitor visa if your visa:. Starting May 1,eligible citizens of select visa-required countries will receive an eTA when they renew their work permit.

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The eTA is electronically linked to the passport you used to renew your permit and is valid for five years or until your passport expires. You can only use the eTA when you fly to, or transit through Canada by air.

If you already have a valid visitor visa, you can use it to travel to Canada until it expires. A visitor visa will let you travel to Canada by plane, car, bus, train or boat.

Work is an activity for which wages or commission is earned, or even if unpaid, that competes directly with activities of Canadian citizens or permanent residents on the Canadian labour market.

A work permit is a written authorization to work in Canada issued by an officer to a person who is not a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.

It is required if the employment location is in Canada, whether or not the employer is in Canada. In cases where the employer is found to have not complied with previous commitments to foreign workers, the employer may be deemed ineligible to hire a foreign worker for two years.

You must not work for an ineligible employer. Check our webpage to view the current List of Ineligible Employers. If your employer is a mission, foreign government, international organization or a bridge or tunnel authority, they may be exempt from the Employer Compliance Regime. Find out more about this exemption. An LMIA may be required in order for a work permit to be issued. The LMIA must be included with your work permit application.

Find out if you are exempt from a LMIA. If an employer is offering you a specific job, then you need an Offer of Employment number.

In order to obtain this number, the employer must use the Employer Portal to:. Make sure the employer gives you the Offer of Employment number before you submit your work permit application.


The ability to apply in Canada does not guarantee acceptance. Eligibility criteria for the category of work permit must be met. Spouses or common-law partners of highly skilled foreign workers may themselves be authorized to work without first having confirmation from Employment and Social Development Canada ESDC.

These skill levels include management and professional occupations and technical or skilled tradespersons. See if you need a Labour Market Impact Assessment. If you are in the Live-in Caregiver program and are still within your qualifying period for permanent residence i. If you are in the International Experience Canada IEC program and want to extend your status as a worker to reach the maximum duration allowed under the bilateral agreement or arrangement, you will need to provide proof of health insurance that is valid for the duration of the time you are seeking to extend your stay.

If proof of your insurance is not valid for the entire period for which you are seeking an extension of the work permit, the duration of your work permit may be shortened accordingly. This only applies to IEC participants who want to extend their status as workers with the same employer and under the same conditions of their initial work permit.

An officer may impose, vary or cancel conditions when issuing a work permit. These may include one or more of the following:. Regardless of the length of time you are in Canada, you will need a medical exam if you wish to work in one of the following fields:. Medical exams should be done at least two months before the current expiry of your permit and intended future employment, to avoid processing delays and the return or refusal of your application due to incomplete information.

Find out more by checking the Medical examination requirements for temporary residents. Get the instructions to complete the medical examination.

When medical results are submitted up-front, routine cases benefit from faster processing since we do not have to request them at a later date. If you choose to have an upfront medical exam, you must submit proof that you completed the medical examination with your application. Failure to do so may result in processing delays.

You may be able to restore your status as a visitor, student or worker within 90 days of losing it, if you lost it because:. You may still be eligible for restoration if you continue to meet the initial requirements for your stay and have not failed to comply with other conditions imposed. If you wish to obtain a new study or work permit and restore your temporary resident status, you must.

Restoration applies to each family member who has lost his or her status.

There is no guarantee that your application will be approved. The documentation you provide will be used to establish that your authorization to remain in Canada would not be contrary to the Act. You must provide truthful, accurate information.

The information provided may be verified. Processing will stop immediately if you give false or misleading information.

It is a serious offence to give false or misleading information on these forms. The information you provide on your application is subject to verification. If a section does not apply to you, write “Not Applicable” or “NA”, except for your name last name and given name[s]. Refer to questions 1 francals 2 under ” Personal Details ” section for further instructions.